Mastercard and Visa Plan To Drop Passwords in Online Payments

November 21, 2014

Have you ever been in the situation where you’ve entered all your payment details, gone to pay and then been asked for a password you can’t remember? Well good news, Mastercard and Visa announced last week that they plan to drop the need for customers to remember passwords and make the experience more secure and […]

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Singles’ Day sales of $7 Billion and Black Friday to break new records

November 11, 2014

  As the Christmas season draws closer, some of the biggest shopping events of the year are coming up and continue to smash records. Alibaba’s $7 Billion Singles’ Day Sales China’s Singles’ Day falls on the 11th of November each year, and is celebrated as an “anti-valentine’s day” for single people to purchase gifts for […]

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Report: mPayments, eWallets To Supplant Cards By 2017

January 24, 2014

Debit and credit cards are going the way of the Dodo, and will be largely replaced by eWallets and mPayments platforms in the next three years, new research suggests. A new study by WorldPay called “Your Global Guide To Alternative Payments” suggests that, by 2017, card use will have fallen from 59 percent of all […]

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Cardstream – the Payment Gateway that provides understandable ecommerce

October 1, 2013

Ecommerce can be confusing and often frustrating to both new startups and established businesses wishing to progress and create more efficient systems. Cardstream’s ethos has been to pride ourselves on our client service and ability to provide the best possible solution for your business. Our UK-based support staff will take the time to understand your […]

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Masterpass by Mastercard digital wallet now available in the UK

July 31, 2013

Mastercard’s PayPal-rivalling online digital wallet has now reached the UK. Masterpass allows you pay for online and in-store items using just one click of a button or tap of a screen, with all your card details, shipping and billing address stored in secure system. As well as PayPal, Masterpass is taking on, Visa’s similar […]

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Cardstream Sponsor EcommerceSW Event @J24

July 17, 2013

EcommerceSW brings together a collection of well established digital, creative and marketing agencies based in the South West that will provide delegates with all the services required to evolve your business both online and offline in 2013. Cardstream are sponsoring the event.   The exhibitors at EcommerceSW are a group of companies that have worked […]

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New Online Tool Launches to Help Consumers Understand the Cost of their Credit Cards

July 1, 2013

The UK Cards Association’s new website will give consumers better access to tailored information on their credit card costs Following a research project undertaken with the Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC) at The University of Bristol*, The UK Cards Association today announces the launch of a new website – with the objective of helping […]

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